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"Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct."
-Barbara Corcoran,
(2012 Keynote Speaker)


Check out some of the stories that were written about the 2013 WISE Symposium and be sure to stay tuned for updated coverage on next year's 12th annual event!


The April issue of Syracuse Woman Magazine issue features a cover story on WISE Symposium events manager Lindsay Wickham.

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The Post Standard publishes a call for nominations for extraordinary women entrepreneurs in the CNY community to be named the Ann Michel Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year.

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The Post Standard covered the move of the WISE Women's Business Center from the SSIC to its new downtown location in The Tech Garden.

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The Post Standard was on site at the event with coverage of the 10th annual WISE Symposium, including photos of speakers and event participants.

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CNY Central featured a news segment on the 2012 WISE Symposium, feautring an interview with keynote speaker and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran (from ABC's hit show Shark Tank).

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The Post-Standard featured an op-ed piece written by WISE Women's Business Center director Joanne Lenweaver, titled 'Symposium Boosts Women as Entrepreneurs.'

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Syracuse Woman Magazine featured the WISE initiative as its cover story in the March 2012 issue. The issue featured a history of the WISE initiative, along with a story about the 10th annual WISE Symposium and the year-round WISE Women's Business Center.

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5.24.2011 wrote a great article on WISE Symposium speakers and local entrepreneurs from HuePhoria and the changes their business has made in the last 6 months to adapt to the economy.

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CNY Online Video: WISE conference helps entrepreneurs

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Two Central New York business owners to be honored at WISE symposium

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Check out the shout-out about the WISE Symposium which was featured in the Women in Business issue of the CNY Business Exchange.

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Check out the exclusive Q&A session with entrepreneur, small business expert, and WISE morning keynote speaker JJ Ramberg! This article was recently featured in the Women in Business issue of the CNY Business Exchange.

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The WISE Symposium was featured in the march/april 2011 issue of Syracuse Woman Magazine.

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106.9's Big Jim Donovan interviewed WISE Symposium Event Coordinator Lindsay Wickham and Board Member/Entrepreneur Ann Marie Stonecypher to talk about the 2011 event. Click to hear more about the 2011 event; what's new, how it can help your business and what WISE is all about!

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WISE Women's Business Center

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235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-443-8693

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